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As we near the end of the first day of the Orlando Summer League, we were sadly lacking one incredible slam dunk until the start of the Detroit Pistons/Brooklyn Nets game. Watch as Mason Plumlee of the Nets throws down an impressive spinning poster dunk on Pistons rookie Kentavious Caldwell-Pope:


Jason Kidd gives out fist bumps to everyone (VIDEO)

YouTube First-year Nets head coach Jason Kidd has never run a team from an NBA or even college bench.  On Sunday, he made his coaching debut during an NBA Summer League game.  The guy who distributed 12,091 assists over his NBA career distributed nearly as many (eight) fist bumps prior to Sunday’s tilt. The most meaningful stat during the Pistons 76-67 win over New Jersey (it’s...

Wallace joins Pistons as an assistant coach

The walls of the Detroit Pistons practice facility are covered with blue boards listing team accomplishments dating from the Fort Wayne (Ind.) championships of the 1940s to Andre Drummond's selection to the 2013 All-Rookie Second Team. Almost hidden among the achivements of George Yardley, Dave Bing, Joe Dumars, Isiah Thomas, Ben Wallace and Chauncey Billups is one board tucked...

Jason Kidd on Deron Williams: 'He's better than me'

Jason Kidd is considered one of the greatest point guards in NBA history but, as the new Brooklyn Nets head coach, the future Hall of Famer may have a knack for throwing assists to his players off the court as well. Kidd, who led a group of no-name Nets to consecutive NBA Finals a decade ago, actually believes the Nets now have a better point guard in Deron Williams than his teams...

AP source: Pistons, Josh Smith agree to $54M deal

A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Detroit Pistons have agreed to a $54 million, four-year contract with free agent Josh Smith. The person spoke Saturday on the condition of anonymity because the agreement has not been announced. NBA rules prevent confirmation of moves until July 10, when Smith is expected to sign his deal. The 6-foot-9, 225-pound...

VIDEO: Plumlee dunk-a-thon?

Former Duke center and Brooklyn Nets draft pick Mason Plumlee had a quite a day in yesterday’s Summer League game vs the Miami Heat. Plumlee scored 23 points and pulled down rebounds, while going a perfect eight for eight from the free throw line. This was impressive because he had another quite first half but exploded in the second half. A second half that included his own...

Report: Rasheed Wallace To Return To Pistons As Assistant Coach

It was recently reported that 16-year NBA veteran, Rasheed Wallace, was in talks to return to the Piston as an assistant coach, and now The Detroit News reports he will indeed join the Pistons coaching staff this season, specifically to help their young big men. It hasn’t been announced, but former Piston Rasheed Wallace will join the Pistons’ coaching staff this season. He...

Josh Smith Agrees To Four Year $56 Million Deal With Pistons

Josh Smith wanted to see the money, and apparently it was shown to him from the most unlikely team. Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Smith and the Detroit Pistons have agreed to a four-year $56 million deal. Josh Smith has agreed to a four year, $56 million deal with the Detroit Pistons, league sources tell Y! Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 6, 2013 Smith...

Peyton Siva set for professional debut

Former University of Louisville point guard Peyton Siva will make his professional debut in the Orlando Summer League on Sunday night. The Detroit Pistons recently took Siva in the second round of the NBA Draft.

Hopson, Clark Lead Heat To 93-86 Win Over Nets

The Miami Heat defeated the Brooklyn Nets in Summer League play on Monday by a final score of 93-86. Scotty Hopson had 22 points, while Ian Clark had 19 and James Ennis scored 17. Tyshawn Taylor scored 25 points for the Nets and Mason Plumlee had 23 points and nine rebounds.

Rasheed Wallace Will Join Detroit Pistons Staff As Assistant Coach

Rasheed Wallace is a Detroit Piston once again, but this time he’ll be suiting up for the squad in just that — a suit — instead of the red, white and blue jerseys. Wallace has signed a two-year deal to work as an assistant coach on Maurice Cheeks’ staff, The Detroit News reports. Wallace will mainly assist in the development of the Piston’s big men, which include Greg Monroe...

Detroit Pistons Sign Josh Smith

Who would have thought that Josh Smith would have ended up with the Detroit Pistons? The Rockets, Celtics, Lakers, and even staying put in Atlanta were all people would talk about. The Pistons were as far away from a rumored landing spot as one could imagine, but it looks to be a reality. Yahoo! Sports ace Adrian Wojnarowski has reported that the Pistons and Smith have agreed upon...

The Detroit Pistons make a curious decision, and sign former Atlanta Hawk Josh Smith for 4 years $54 million.

I'm not sure he is a fit at the small forward, maybe Monroe is on the move.

Pistons Sign Josh Smith to 4-Year, $56 Million Deal

I knew somebody would give Josh Smith the money he wanted. Pistons fans, what do you think? Josh Smith has agreed to a four year, $56 million deal with the Detroit Pistons, league sources tell Y! Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 6, 2013

Rasheed Wallace To Join Pistons' Staff As Assistant Coach

Rasheed Wallace has been hired by the Detroit Pistons as an assistant coach. Wallace retired toward the end of last season after coming out of retirement with the New York Knicks. Wallace will mainly work with the Pistons' young big men such as Greg Monroe, Andre Drummond and Tony Mitchell.
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